Monthly Archives: April 2016

The Waiting Game

  A Primer on the University Application Process So here is a parent’s point of view about having a child go through the university application process. You and your child have thought about which program and which university. That’s a … Continue reading

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Job Hopping

ollyy, shutterstock A hot topic in the working world is the decreasing length of time people work for a given company, either out of choice or necessity. This trend towards shorter job stints correlates with youth, in particular with Millennials … Continue reading

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Marketing Universities

zimmytws, shutterstock If you get the Globe and Mail newspaper, you might have noticed yesterday’s front news section has several university ads. That’s right, it’s “confirm your university choice” time for Ontario’s Grade 12 graduating students who have or expect offers … Continue reading

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What is “Precarity”?

file404, shutterstock A recent Tweet caught my eye: Precarious work on the rise among white collar workers. The CP News article carried by cbc.ca was specifically about Toronto librarians who, despite multiple degrees, wait on average up to 10 years … Continue reading

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